December 2, 2013 7:24 AM

Amazon testing drones for same-day package delivery

Amazon.com Inc. is testing drones to deliver goods as the world’s largest e-commerce company works to improve efficiency and speed in getting products to consumers. Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos said the gadgets, called octocopters, can carry as much as five pounds within a 10-mile radius of an Amazon fulfillment center.

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